We are pleased to have Erik Gebhard, Managing Partner at Altavest, as our business colloquium speaker this Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. in our Troesh Conference Center.

We are pleased to announce the return of Zapara Scholars, featuring fifty $1,000 scholarships for our full-time business students in the Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business.

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In June 2014, the Zapara School of Business (ZSB) at La Sierra University held its annual awards ceremony. While much fanfare was made over a group of students and faculty members that were recognized for their outstanding achievements over the previous year, the biggest moment of the evening went unnoticed by many in attendance.

Since its Ribbon-Cutting Celebration just over a month ago, students have entered the brand new Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business building with dropped-jaws and wide eyes, taking in the beautiful architecture, comfortable study areas, and collaborative classroom environments. But on this brisk evening of October 17, 2013, students entered to discover over fifty local and national business organizations and non-profits eager to network and discuss job and internship opportunities. It was time to “Meet the Firms.”   Hosted by the Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business, La Sierra University’s annual Sam Croft Meet the Firms Night connects professionals, businesses, and local organizations with highly qualified, well-motivated students. Attendees come for the great food, great conversation, and the showcase of top employers seeking the next generation of top talent. The event reached new heights of success this year with a record fifty-five organizations attending and joining the celebration of thirty years of “Meet the Firms.”   What began as an ambitious undertaking by Sam Croft and Bill Key to create new career opportunities for students has grown to the success seen today, largely due to the work of Cheryl Bauman, Coordinator for Student Services, who has been involved Read more…

Brian Wright, a 2004 graduate of La Sierra University, has been named assistant general manager of the National Basketball Association’s Detroit Pistons.